Looking for something to do on the North Fork this holiday weekend? Northforker has you covered.
Here are five events set for this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional happenings.
Old Town Arts & Crafts Fair
Shop for homemade and handmade goods by local artists, artisans and craftspeople at the Old Town Arts and Crafts Fair in Cutchogue on Saturday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fine art, photography, jewelry and many more handmade items will be available for sale.
Admission is free.
The Old Town Arts & Craft Guild is located at 28265 Main Road in Cutchogue. For more information call (631) 734-6382 or visit oldtownartsguild.org.
HappyFest Obstacle Course & Festival
Experience an all-ages, all-abilities, accessible obstacle course at Long Island Sports Park in Calverton on Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
HappyFest is designed so that every member of the family and their friends can do this one-plus mile long obstacle course and cross the finish line together. There will also be free fitness classes, medals, games, T-shirts and live music.
Advance registration is recommended. Call (888) 593-0087 to find out about rates for groups and families of 4 or more. Day of event pricing is $49 for adults or $39 for children ages 3 to 12. For more information visit happyfestusa.com. Long Island Sports Park is located at 149 Edwards Avenue in Calverton.
Boat Show & Demo Weekend
See the latest in recreational watercrafts at Port of Egypt Marine’s Semi-Annual In-Water Boat Show on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
Come see all the new Gradys. Sea trials will also be available.
This event is free. R.S.V.P. by calling (631) 765-2445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information visit poemarine.com. Port of Egypt Marine is located at 62300 Main Road in Southold.
Hallockville Mourning Rituals Talk & Tour
Take an interactive tour exploring the Victorian culture of mourning on Saturday, October 15 between 12:15 and 2:15 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm.
This is an historical look at the food, fashion, literature and bizarre mourning rituals of Victorian society, as you tour the historic homestead with a curator and professional storyteller.
There are three tours offered: 12:15, 1:15 and 2:15 p.m. The tour is free for members, $7 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. Call (631) 298-5292 in advance to reserve a spot or book online at hallockville.com. Hallockville Museum Farm is located 6038 Sound Avenue in Riverhead.
Family Scarecrow Build-off
Join Riverhead Town’s Recreation Department for a Family Scarecrow building competition on Saturday, October 15 from 2 to 4 p.m.
This event will take place Stotzky Park. Hay will be provided, though contestants should bring scarecrow clothing and accessories. Prizes will be awarded for the silliest, most traditional, most creative and most likely to scare crows. There will be a $5 fee.
Stotzky Park is located at 50 Columbus Avenue in Riverhead. For more information call (631) 727-5744.